Field Trips and Events

Field Trips: Periodically throughout the school year, Share the Earth sponsors field trips into the Milwaukee area, featuring environmental sites in or near the city, such as the Mitchell Park Domes, Growing Power, and the Riveredge Nature Center.

Upcoming Field Trip:

Black, Brown, and Green – Friday, April 20, 2018 

An Explore MKE Tour

Dealing with neighborhood change: how neighborhoods fight for equitable development.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Friday, April 20, 2018

11am-3pm

FREE for UWM students – Lunch Provided

Adventure through the Walker’s Point, Menominee Valley, and Lindsey Heights neighborhoods and explore some initiatives to counter gentrification and systemic racism. See how black and brown communities are culturally and socioeconomically responsive to the community in an age of redevelopment and the how they fight to preserve natural resources and develop green initiatives. Learn about what organizations like: CORE El Centro, the Urban Ecology Center, Alice’s Garden, the Juice Kitchen, and Outpost Natural Foods are doing to make an impact!

PantherSync Pre-Registration Required.

Meet in the Union Concourse at 10:30am. Limited to 40 students.

For more information, contact Amanda Markwardt at 414-229-3894; markwa32@uwm.edu

Cosponsored by Student Involvement Sociocultural Programming and Share the Earth

sharetheearth.uwm.edu

 

Check out our calendar of Earth Week events for upcoming field trip information!